Ever find yourself biting into a pepper that's just a bit too hot to handle? As you scramble to find a glass of milk to soothe the burn, consider this simple trick from CHOW.com Assistant Managing Editor Deborah Lewis. It'll buy you some time to track down a more lasting cure.
How to Plant Vegetable Seeds
Bury them only as deep as the seed itself.
How to Select a Plant at a Nursery
Roots hanging out of the pot are a bad sign.
How to Manage Your Mint Plant
Tame the unruly invader.
Knowing When to Water Your Plants
Thirsty plants won't give you food.
What's the Best Edible Flower to Plant?
Nasturtiums are easy to grow, and you can eat the leaves too.